Definition of operationalize in English:

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operationalize

Pronunciation: /ɒpəˈreɪʃ(ə)n(ə)lʌɪz/
(also operationalise)

verb

[with object]
1Put into operation or use: such measures would be difficult to operationalize
More example sentences
  • I hope so, for I've already begun discussions about operationalizing my Dream.
  • Hence, the origin story shifted to specifically Christian themes, typified by Afonso's burying his mother and operationalized by the founding of the Order of Christ.
  • The Commission will be operationalized in the next few weeks.
2 Philosophy Express or define (something) in terms of the operations used to determine or prove it: previous studies have operationalized panic in terms of average time of group escape
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  • By operationalizing Godel and set theory, Badiou's rationalism makes no concessions at all to the worldly or to the empirical.

Words that rhyme with operationalize

vocationalize

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